FerroAtlantico/Globe Specialty Metals merger
Provided analysis and expert support for the Department of Justice in analyzing the proposed merger of silicon metal producers FerroAtlantico and Globe Specialty Metals. Silicon metal is a key input for production of aluminum, semiconductors, and solar panels. Analyzed the competitive effects of the proposed transaction, and supported preparation of expert testimony in the event of a merger challenge. After an extended investigation, the DOJ did not challenge the merger, which was subsequently consummated.